The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 192 235 266
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +31
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 71 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.17% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.19% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 68 10 3
Median salary £52,500 £39,984 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.30% -27.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £53,750 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +26.25%
Machine Learning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5529 5305 6438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.27% 87.67% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4647 4341 5517
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the North West region.

Machine Learning Salary Trend in the North West

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the North West

Machine Learning
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +39 55 £52,500 +23.52% 7
Cheshire +13 10 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Lancashire - 2 £130,000 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £55,000 - 2
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 64 (48.12%) Python
2 62 (46.62%) Big Data
3 60 (45.11%) Analytics
3 60 (45.11%) SQL
4 54 (40.60%) R
5 51 (38.35%) C#
6 44 (33.08%) Statistics
7 41 (30.83%) MVC
8 40 (30.08%) .NET
9 38 (28.57%) WPF
10 37 (27.82%) Data Mining
11 36 (27.07%) WCF
12 35 (26.32%) Computer Science
12 35 (26.32%) PhD
12 35 (26.32%) MATLAB
13 33 (24.81%) Mathematics
13 33 (24.81%) Algorithms
14 32 (24.06%) Java
15 31 (23.31%) SAS
16 29 (21.80%) Finance
17 27 (20.30%) NoSQL
18 26 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (18.80%) Degree
20 24 (18.05%) NUnit
20 24 (18.05%) Google
20 24 (18.05%) Data Analysis
20 24 (18.05%) Xbox
21 23 (17.29%) Cloud Computing
21 23 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
21 23 (17.29%) OO

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (23.31%) SAS
2 7 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.26%) CMS
4 2 (1.50%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (16.54%) SPSS
2 21 (15.79%) Stata
3 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.50%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (17.29%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (11.28%) SaaS
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.50%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (1.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (46.62%) Big Data
2 37 (27.82%) Data Mining
3 27 (20.30%) NoSQL
4 15 (11.28%) Hadoop
4 15 (11.28%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.77%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.75%) HBase
9 1 (0.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (18.05%) NUnit
2 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.77%) JIRA
3 12 (9.02%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.02%) Subversion
4 11 (8.27%) Bitbucket
4 11 (8.27%) Grunt
4 11 (8.27%) gulp
4 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.50%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.75%) Gradle
6 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 29 (21.80%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Marketing
3 2 (1.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) Developer
2 44 (33.08%) Data Scientist
3 43 (32.33%) Senior Developer
4 35 (26.32%) Lead Developer
5 32 (24.06%) C# Developer
5 32 (24.06%) Lead C# Developer
5 32 (24.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 25 (18.80%) .NET Developer
7 23 (17.29%) Lead .NET Developer
8 22 (16.54%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (15.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 12 (9.02%) Senior Data Scientist
11 10 (7.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (6.02%) Angular Developer
12 8 (6.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 7 (5.26%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 7 (5.26%) MATLAB Engineer
14 5 (3.76%) Computer Vision Engineer
14 5 (3.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.08%) .NET
2 38 (28.57%) WPF
3 36 (27.07%) WCF
4 14 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.77%) Entity Framework
5 13 (9.77%) Web Services
6 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
6 11 (8.27%) CSS
6 11 (8.27%) CSS3
6 11 (8.27%) Ember.js
6 11 (8.27%) HTML
6 11 (8.27%) HTML5
6 11 (8.27%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (8.27%) LESS
6 11 (8.27%) React
6 11 (8.27%) Sass
7 10 (7.52%) MEAN Stack
8 8 (6.02%) Backbone.js
9 7 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.08%) Statistics
2 35 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 33 (24.81%) Algorithms
3 33 (24.81%) Mathematics
4 26 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (18.05%) Xbox
6 17 (12.78%) Neural Network
7 16 (12.03%) Physics
8 12 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (7.52%) Economics
10 8 (6.02%) Visualisation
11 7 (5.26%) CUDA
12 6 (4.51%) Credit Risk
13 5 (3.76%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (3.01%) Social Media
15 3 (2.26%) Artificial Intelligence
15 3 (2.26%) iPad
16 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
17 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
17 1 (0.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.50%) Linux
1 2 (1.50%) Unix
2 1 (0.75%) Android
2 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.11%) Analytics
2 41 (30.83%) MVC
3 24 (18.05%) Data Analysis
4 23 (17.29%) OO
5 21 (15.79%) Bayesian Methods
5 21 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.53%) TDD
8 17 (12.78%) Statistical Modelling
9 15 (11.28%) Data Analytics
9 15 (11.28%) Stochastic Modelling
10 11 (8.27%) Validation
10 11 (8.27%) Web Application Development
10 11 (8.27%) Web Development
11 10 (7.52%) Cluster Analysis
12 8 (6.02%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.02%) Monte Carlo Method
12 8 (6.02%) Neuroscience
12 8 (6.02%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) Python
2 60 (45.11%) SQL
3 54 (40.60%) R
4 51 (38.35%) C#
5 35 (26.32%) MATLAB
6 32 (24.06%) Java
7 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.78%) C++
9 11 (8.27%) Perl
9 11 (8.27%) TypeScript
10 10 (7.52%) C
11 8 (6.02%) VBA
12 7 (5.26%) Scala
13 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (26.32%) PhD
2 25 (18.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Google
2 6 (4.51%) Cloudera
2 6 (4.51%) Hortonworks
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.50%) Alteryx
3 2 (1.50%) Teradata
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle
4 1 (0.75%) Splunk
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